The Reform we are seeking is part of a nationwide movement demanding transparency and accountability in police usage of surveillance and military technologies. These legislative steps fall under the category of Community Control over Police Surveillance, or CCOPS. Check out the map below to see where similar laws have been adopted, and read further to see details on passed and in-progress legislation.

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Map provided by the American Civil Liberties Union, used with permission.

Cities and communities that have adopted CCOPS laws:

Cities with CCOPS legislation in progress:

  • Alameda, California
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Miami Beach, Florida
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Muskegon, Michigan
  • New York City, New York
  • Pensacola, Florida
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Washington, D.C.

State-wide CCOPS legislation in progress:

  • California
  • Maine